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    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    B+
Beverly is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 20,072. Beverly is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Beverly offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Beverly there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in Beverly and residents tend to be liberal.
About Beverly...
Population
20,072

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$316,684
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$968
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    79%
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Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    259.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    86.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    437.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,119.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    197
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$108,448
National
$55,322
Families with Children
30%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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We have lived in West Beverly for 25+ years. It is a very safe, family oriented little city within the big city. The tax base is very affordable and the housing is architecturally diverse. The schools are very strong and mostly faith based Catholic. The public schools are of high standards. It is a great place to live!
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Beverly is a quiet, warm, community based, neighborly, safe, racially diversified neighborhood for the middle class. I love this neighborhood because I feel safe that I know my neighbors. We pay attention to who comes in and out of the neighborhood. Residents of Beverly consist of firefighters, policemen, postal carriers, lawyers, doctors, nurses, business owners, etc. whom are homeowners. There are no vacant lots or homes, and not too many people sell their homes fast. There are plenty of retailers nearby. The scenic view of the Dan Ryan Forest Reserve is breathtaking in the fall full of life and colors. The wildlife migrate to the area including deer, woodpeckers and hummingbirds to name a few. Overall, this is a neighborhood for civilians who are educated, sophisticated, and friendly.
Beverly is a city neighborhood that has a very strong community feel. Neighbors are friendly and look out for one another, but aren't too nosy either. There is very little crime, with excellent public schools and a growing restaurant/nightlife scene, along with such cultural events as the Frunchroom and Beverly Art Walk. Beverly has historically embraced diversity as other south side neighborhoods experienced white flight, and that welcoming attitude is still reflected in the neighborhood. Although it is on the southern edge of the city, commuting is simple, with excellent access to expressways and the Rock Island Metra, as well as 24 hour bus service on western and 95th street. Bonus, it is architecturally and geographically interesting when compared to much of the city, hilly with large, gracious homes on wide lots. Beverly is a wonderful option for people who don't want to lose access to the city, but want a safe, comfortable place to raise a family.